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Percona 2020 Recap: Great Content and Software Releases

Percona 2020 content and releases

The Percona team provided the community with some excellent content and several new releases in 2020. I wanted to highlight some of your favorites (based on popularity) if you missed them.
First up is our most-read blog from last year, which ironically was published before 2020. Ananias Tsalouchidis’s blog on when you should use Aurora […]

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MySQL Group Replication – How to Elect the New Primary Node

MySQL Group Replication Primary Node

In this blog, I am going to explain the different ways of electing the PRIMARY node in MySQL group replication. Before MySQL 8.0.2, primary election was based on the member’s UUID, with the lowest UUID elected as the new primary in the event of a failover.
From MySQL 8.0.2: We can select the node to […]

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Updated MySQL OSMetrics Plugins

Updated MySQL OSMetrics Plugins

It has been some time since I have posted updates to my plugins.  After the initial version, I decided to split the plugins into categories of metrics.  This will allow users to choose whether they want to install all of the plugins or only select ones they care about.
Since the installation process is unfamiliar […]

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PostgreSQL: DB-Engines.com’s Database of the Year

PostgreSQL database of the year

For the third time in the last five years, PostgreSQL took home the Database of the Year award from DB-Engines. If you have not checked out DB-Engines before, they track databases’ popularity by looking at job openings, blog posts, search traffic, and more.
Congratulations to the PostgreSQL community, its contributors, and its users! There is […]

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TAM Enterprise Experiences – Troubleshooting Methodology

TAM Troubleshooting Methodology

One of the great things about being a Technical Account Manager (TAM, for short) at Percona is having the opportunity to see a wide variety of issues across many clients, and having the space to identify the common threads that seem to bind many of these issues. While the challenges vary as widely as […]

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